The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 14, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 14, 1955
Page 7
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1955 BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Hint of Impeachment Dropped Into Probe of Jury 'Bugging' By JOHN CIIADWICK WASHINGTON' (AP) —.Senators Eastland (D-Miss) and .Icnner (H-lnd) left a hint of impeachment today in the wake of of investigation into the "eavesdropping" on jury deliberations as part of a research project. They proposed turning a transcript of the hearings over to the House Judiciary Committee, .saying they thought their own Senate Internal Security subcommittee "being a part of the Senate, could not properly inquire into the official conduct or a federal judge." Any impeachment proceeding must originate in the House, although it would be tried in the Senate. Ea.stlan/i declined however to say whether that was what he and Jenner were hinting at or to elaborate in any way on their statement. It did not refer directly to impeachment. They called also for legislation "to provide severe punishment' lor any such future "Invading the privacy of the jury room." A hearing transcript might be useful to a committee considering such legislation. Made Recordings A University of Chicago research team made recordings of jury proceedings in May 1954 in five or six civil cases in a federal court In Wichita, Kan., presided over by Dist. Judge Delmas Hill. The team placed hidden "licrophones In the jury room, without letting the jurors know. Witnesses testified tha t Judge Hill and Chief Judge Orie Phillips of the 10th Judicial Circuit, embracing Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Kansas. Oklahoma and New Mexico, had authorized the recordings under careful safeguards. In Kansas City, Kan., where he Is visiting, Judge Hill declined to comment at this time. While Eastland and Jenner Btrongly condemned the "bugging" of the Jury room, Paul Kitch, a Wichita corporation lawyer who testified he sold Dean Edward H. Levi of the University of Chicago Law School on the idea, was equally vigorous In defending it. Won Support He said the underlying purpose was to obtain Information that would strengthen public confidence in the jury system. He testified that he had won the support of a great many federal judges for the project. Levi issued a statement after the hearings saying that they had shown "our jury study has been carried on under carefully estab- To Him There's Bur One Columbus COLUMBUS, Ga. (fl 1 )—Wandering :"Wild Bill" McCord headed for the only Columbus he'd ever heard of in all his 85 years—the one in Ohio —and somehow landed in Columbus, Ga. Police found him on a downtown street yesterday, moving about uncertainly. In his pockets were $200 in cash, two bank books listing more than $5,000 in deposits, a phone number, electric razor, medicine, socksa—nd an unused bus ticket, from Portsmouth, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio. Sgt. G. M. Larson asked him where he thought he was and McCord said: ''Columbus, Ohio, of course." Using the phone number the sergeant called Columbus, Ohio, and talked to Mrs. George Page, who said she was McCord's daughter and that he was believed to be visiting a .niece in Florida, She didn't know how he got to Dixie, and added that she herself had never heard of Columbus, Ga. The Trapelcrs Aid Society arranged to escort McCord to the right Columbus. BLOOD'S WEIGHT The blood in a healthy person weighs about one-twelfth 01 his entire weight. The amount of blood in the average adult is nine to 12 pints, each weighing about one pound. AILING — Antonin Zapotcky, president of Communist Czechoslovakia, is reported 10 b* gravely ill after suffering a heart attack. He served as premier under the late Klement Gottwold. Zapotcky was elected president by the Czech parliament on March 21, 1953. aft* *r Gottwold'i death. lished safeguards." .. He said Us sole purpose was "to improve the jury system 1 ' and added, "It has the approval of many outstanding lawyers. Judges, and legal scholars in all parts of the country." However, Eastiano and Jenner contended in their statement that the circumstances were immaterial, saying: "A Juror must know that within the walls of the jury room he may speak freely, if his true and proper function as R juror is to be performed. This is a right which may not be transgressed by either attorneys or judges; it rests on a constitutional guarantee." Accounts dating back: to 1634 show that maple syrup and sugar are among the oldest American farm products. 49 QUICKEE LUNCH Thick, Thick Milk SHAKE All Flavors Hot an BEEF Sandwich Cones — Shakes — Malts — Floats — Sundaes Pints — Quarts — Half Gallons Orange Slush — Coke — Pepsi — Root Beer Blytheville's Newest- and Finest Drive-In 647 E. Main St. FARMS FOR SALE A Choice Selection of well located land in New Madrid and Sloddard Counties, Missouri. 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